Clement Richard Dane, RN
|Born||14 Sep 1883|
Wing-Commander C.R.Dane, RN
Retired: 21 Nov 1924
Warship Commands listed for Clement Richard Dane, RN
|HMS Maloja (F 26)||Capt. (retired)||Armed Merchant Cruiser||12 Sep 1939||29 Apr 1940|
Wing-Commander C.R.Dane RN: new Commanding Officer of RNAS Chingford (10) he left Chingford after eight months to command a destroyer.
He was President of Annual Sports, 1917 he attended Mr Titheradge's concert and the knock-out soccer final. He was described as an officer and sportsman who always took a keen interest in anything likely to improve the social welfare of the aerodrome. He always gave a fair hearing to request-men and defaulters.
Events related to this officer
Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Maloja (F 26)
13 Mar 1940 (position 63.00, -10.20)
HMS Maloja (Capt. (retired) C.R. Dane, RN) intercepts the German merchant La Coruna (7359 GRT) south-east of Iceland in position 63°00'N, 10°20'W. However before the German ship can be captured she is scuttled by her own crew.
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